Daily Archives: 01/12/2023

IHBC launches Reading School Homepage & contact point: ‘Place & Building Care…’ with bookings to open in 2024 – #IHBCReading2024

The IHBC is delighted to launch the Reading 2024 website homepage resource so soon – helping early promotion and interest in the School. #IHBCReading2024 – as critical CPD for anyone interested in ‘Place & Building Care…’, with a diverse programme … Continue reading

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IHBC seeks paid expert leads for priority new topics in Branch CPD training: ‘Fire Protection’, ‘Enforcement’ and ‘Placemaking & Design Codes’: Closing 6 January 2024

The IHBC is seeking ‘expressions of interest’ from nationally recognised lead conservation experts in three new priority areas: ‘Fire Protection & Regulations’, ‘Enforcement’, and ‘Placemaking & Design Codes’ as it expands the IHBC Branch CPD training pilot, which funds locally … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 1st Christmas treat: Free and open webinar from IHBC’s Technical Panel lead John Edwards on ‘Applying BSI’s PAS 2035:2023…’ for IHBC Reading School 2024, Christmas and more, 15/12

John Edwards will explore ‘Applying BSI’s PAS 2035:2023 in Retrofitting Traditional and Historic Buildings’ in a free and open webinar on 15 December, for 1 hour (including questions) offered on behalf of the IHBC’s Technical Panel, IHBC’s  Reading School 2024 … Continue reading

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IHBC’s Professional signpost: Ayr Station Hotel Fire – Action and reaction in Scotland’s parliament and beyond

Impacts of the recent fire at Ayr Station Hotel were raised in the Scottish Parliament with The First Minister by Sharon Dowey MSP, while a roundtable there also explored ‘all options for retaining the historic Ayr Station Hotel for the … Continue reading

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IHBC’s HESPR pick from un-costed works: Welsh County Council seeks Conservation Architect etc. for historic buildings works, closing 08/12

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members regular ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the IHBC Director’s pick this week features the call from a Welsh Council for Conservation … Continue reading

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IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Wyke Regis man sentenced over non-compliance with planning enforcement notice

Dorset Council secured a successful prosecution in court recently, as a Weymouth resident was sentenced for failing to comply with a Planning Enforcement Notice for using agricultural land for leisure purposes without planning permission, reports The Dorset Eye.

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Housing: Use old buildings to tackle crisis, says Welsh charity

The BBC has reported that more needs to be done to renovate old buildings in order to tackle the housing crisis in Wales. image for illustration – Open Government Licence v3.0

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Historic England issues its Heritage at Risk Register 2023

Historic England has issued its Heritage at Risk Register 2023, which gives an annual snapshot of the health of England’s valued historic buildings and places.

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Delivering Net Zero for England’s Historic Buildings: HE’s local data on the demand for retrofitting skills and economic growth

Historic England has published local data on the estimated need for retrofitting skills to deliver Net Zero for England’s historic buildings, accompanied by information on how areas across England stand to benefit from growing the green economy. image for illustration

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Mendip Hills to be declared a ‘super’ National Nature Reserve

A vast new ‘super nature reserve’, spanning the world-famous Cheddar Gorge and the Mendip Hills brings together 31 existing nature sites with more than 400 hectares of additional land. image: Open Government Licence v3.0 – Credited to Jim Hardcastle

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Storm Babet’s widespread damage to landscapes, gardens and properties a taste of things to come, says National Trust

Storm Babet has left a trail of destruction across landscapes, houses and gardens throughout the spine of England and cared for by the National Trust, the charity reports. image for illustration

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